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Shane McLeod

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Shane McLeod

University Associate
History and Classics

Newnham Campus

Biography

Shane is an early career researcher, having completed his PhD in History at the University of Western Australia in 2011. In 2013 he was an Associate Investigator at the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions 1100-1800, based at the University of Western Australia. From 2013 to 2015 he worked as an Impact Research Fellow at the University of Stirling.‚Äč Shane was the Consultant Editor on Philip Parker, 50 Things You Should Know About Vikings (QEB Publishing, 2017).

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Research Themes

  • Scandinavian migration during the Viking Age.
  • Migration theory.
  • Viking burial landscapes.
  • Viking settlement in the UK and Ireland.
  • Aspects of performance at Viking burials

Fields of Research

  • British history (430304)
  • European history (excl. British, classical Greek and Roman) (430308)
  • Archaeology of Europe, the Mediterranean and the Levant (430104)
  • Historical studies (430399)

Research Objectives

  • Understanding Europe's past (130704)
  • Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology (280113)

Publications

Total publications

17

Journal Article

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2019McLeod S, Wilkins F, Galan-Diaz C, 'Sound, movement, and emotion: an historically-informed performance at a Viking burial site', Northern Scotland, 10, (2) pp. 121-131. ISSN 0306-5278 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3366/nor.2019.0183 [eCite] [Details]

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2018McLeod S, 'Human sacrifice in Viking Age Britain and Ireland', Journal of the Australian Early Medieval Association, 14 pp. 71-88. ISSN 1449-9320 (2018) [Refereed Article]

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2016McLeod S, ' Ardvonrig', Isle of Barra: an appraisal of the location of a Scandinavian accompanied burial', Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 145 pp. 299-305. ISSN 0081-1564 (2016) [Refereed Article]

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2015McLeod S, 'The dubh gall in southern Scotland: the politics of Northumbria, Dublin, and the Community of St Cuthbert in the Viking Age, c. 870-950 CE'', Limina (Online): a journal of historical and cultural studies, 20, (3) pp. 83-103. ISSN 1833-3419 (2015) [Refereed Article]

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2015McLeod S, 'Legitimation through Association? Scandinavian Accompanied Burials and Pre-historic Monuments in Orkney', Journal of the North Atlantic, 28 pp. 1-15. ISSN 1935-1984 (2015) [Refereed Article]

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2014McLeod S, 'The Rediscovery of U 170: Runestones, Churchyards, and Burial Grounds in Sweden', Journal of the North Atlantic, 25 pp. 1-8. ISSN 1935-1984 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3721/037.006.2503 [eCite] [Details]

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2014McLeod S, ' A traveller's end?? - a reconsideration of a Viking Age burial at Carronbridge, Dumfriesshire', Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society. Transactions, 88 pp. 13-20. ISSN 0141-1292 (2014) [Non Refereed Article]

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2013McLeod Shane, 'The Acculturation of Scandinavians in England: A Consideration of the Burial Record', Australian Early Medieval Association. Journal, 9 pp. 61-87. ISSN 1449-9320 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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2011McLeod S, 'Warriors and Women: the sex ratio of Norse migrants to eastern England up to 900 AD', Early Medieval Europe, 19, (3) pp. 332-353. ISSN 0963-9462 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0254.2011.00323.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14Web of Science - 11

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2007McLeod S, 'Client kings and new boundaries: the establishment of the ninth-century Viking kingdoms in England', Journal of the Australian Early Medieval Association, 3 pp. 187-205. ISSN 1449-9320 (2007) [Refereed Article]

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2006McLeod S, 'Feeding the micel here in England, c. 865-878', Journal of the Australian Early Medieval Association, 2 pp. 141-156. ISSN 1449-9320 (2006) [Refereed Article]

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Book

(1 outputs)
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2014McLeod S, 'The Beginning of Scandinavian Settlement in England The Viking 'Great Army' and Early Settlers, c. 865-900', Brepols Publishers, Belguim, pp. 330. ISBN 978-2-503-54556-1 (2014) [Authored Research Book]

DOI: 10.1484/M.SEM-EB.5.106281 [eCite] [Details]

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Chapter in Book

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2019McLeod S, 'Shieldmaidens in Anglo-Saxon England: historical possibility or wishful thinking?', Vikings and the vikings: essays on television's history channel series, McFarland & Company, Hardwick P, Lister K (ed), United States, pp. 241. ISBN 1476673748 (2019) [Research Book Chapter]

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2018McLeod S, 'Gender and Mobility in Viking-Age Scotland', Gender and Mobility in Scotland and Abroad, University of Guelph, S Dye, E Ewan, and A Glaze (ed), Ontario, Canada, pp. 13-30. ISBN 9780889556355 (2018) [Research Book Chapter]

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2016McLeod S, 'Viking Age Scandinavian Churchyard burial in Scotland, c. 850-950 CE', Beyond Borealism: New Perspectives on the North, Norvik Press, I Giles, L Chapot, C Cooijmans, R Foster and B Tesio (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 244-259. ISBN 978-1909408333 (2016) [Research Book Chapter]

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Conference Publication

(1 outputs)
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2008McLeod S, 'Know Thine Enemy: Scandinavian identity in the Viking Age', Vikings and their Enemies: Proceedings of a symposium, 24 November, Melbourne, pp. 3-16. ISBN 9780646505596 (2008) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Entry

(1 outputs)
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2014McLeod S, 'Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea Region', The Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology: Medieval Archaeology,, O'Keeffe T (ed), New York, pp. 6471-6480 (2014) [Entry]

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